Florida condo balcony collapses, injuring 11

Two of those injured are in their 80s, police said.

Byby DAVID CAPLAN
March 1, 2017, 9:03 PM

— -- Eleven people were injured Wednesday afternoon after a second-floor wooden balcony collapsed at a Florida condominium, police said.

Two individuals sustained "pretty significant," but non-life-threatening injuries, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office public information officer Michele Nicholson told ABC News.

PHOTO: A second-floor wooden balcony collapsed at a condominium in Destin, Florida, on March 1, 2017.
A second-floor wooden balcony collapsed at a condominium in Destin, Florida, on March 1, 2017.
Okaloosa County Sheriff Office
PHOTO: A second-floor wooden balcony collapsed at a condominium in Destin, Florida, on March 1, 2017.
A second-floor wooden balcony collapsed at a condominium in Destin, Florida, on March 1, 2017.
Okaloosa County Sheriff Office:

Eight people were taken to area hospitals, ABC's Pensacola, Florida, affiliate WEAR reported.

Nicholson said everyone involved in the incident -- which happened at Sand Piper Cove in Destin, located in the Florida Panhandle -- are snowbirds from Kentucky and Indiana.

At least two of the injured are in their mid-80s, Nicholson said.

ABC News' Darren Reynolds contributed to this report.

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